Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Capital Maintenance and Improvement


The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) establishes new funds to address natural resources-related infrastructure, wildfire management and ecosystem restoration

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Surface Transportation Act of 1978, 23 US Code 105 & 205
National Forest Road and Trails Act of October 13, 1964, Public Law 88-657, 16 US Code 532-538
Service First, P.L. 113-76, section 430, as amended
Interior and Related Appropriations Act of 1992, Public Law 102-154, Part P.L. 102-154
Cooperative Funds and Deposits Act of December 12, 1975, Public Law 94-148, 16 US Code 565a1 – a3
Public Land Corps Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2005, Public Law 109-154, 16 US Code 1701
Tribal Forest Management Demonstration Project, Title 2018 Farm Bill, P.L. 115-334, Section 8703
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Not applicable.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
The partner must maintain current information in the System for Award Management (SAM) until receipt of final payment. This requires review and update to the information at least annually after the initial registration, and more frequently if required by changes in information. System for Award Management (SAM) means the Federal repository into which an entity must provide information required for the conduct of business as a Cooperative. Additional information about registration procedures may be found at the SAM Internet site (currently at Also, the partner must immediately inform the U.S. Forest Service if they or any of their principals are presently excluded, debarred, or suspended from entering into covered transactions with the Federal Government according to the terms of 2 CFR Part 180. Additionally, should the partner or any of their principals receive a transmittal letter or other official Federal notice of debarment or suspension, they shall notify the U.S. Forest Service without undue delay. This applies whether the exclusion, debarment, or suspension is voluntary or involuntary. Some parts of this program may be excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
The local Forest Service program manager will work cooperatively with a cooperator on specific project details; and then both will coordinate with local grants management specialist to negotiate correct authority and instrument for project and fund obligation.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 30 to 60 days.
Not applicable.
From 30 to 60 days.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Restore, repair and adapt recreation sites; Legacy Forest Roads and Trails, Forest Roads and Dams
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Cooperator will be required to submit quarterly performance reports
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is . Cooperator match contributions shall align with the statutory authority requirements, may be greater or less than 20 percent.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Amounts will be made available under subsection 40801 and 40804 (b)(7) for the period of fiscal years 2022 through 2026 for activities related to restore, repair and adapt recreation sites, Forest Legacy Roads and Trails, Forest Roads and removal of non-hydropower dams on federal lands. Reimbursable payments
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Chernoh Barrie
201 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20250 USA
Phone: 2023657774
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Direct Payments for Specified Use (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 22$127,000,000.00; FY 23 est $5,969,687.00; FY 24 FY 21 Estimate Not Available - Restore, Repair and Adapt Recreation Sites activity is fully funded in FY2022 at $55 million
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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